Field Engineer

Location: Chicago, IL, United States
Job ID: R11248
Job Status: Full-Time



Job Summary:

As a Field Engineer, you will play a key role in executing a diverse range of outside plant construction scopes. Under moderate guidance, provides technical and logistical support to subcontractors, project management and operations staff to implement project and divisional management plans to
ensure projects are completed on time and within budget.

    • Complete daily visits to job sites to ensure safety, quality, and production of construction scopes required for OSP key deliverables (site activations, continuity confirmation, equipment installation and setup, troubleshooting and repair) 

    • Performs general administrative and record keeping functions including the review and distribution of documentation; tracking of project milestones, maintenance of files, logs, drawings and specifications. 

    • Supports the (sub) contract management process: tender and award work or material supply; review and process invoices and progress claims, and assistance with the review of documents and inquiries. 

    • Assists with the change order process by securing pricing from the vendor/subcontractor, reviewing and inputting the data and submitting the change request to the owner/consultant for approval. Administers the change management process accordingly. 

    • Facilitates the tracking of project milestones and financial deadlines; assistance with the creation of the project schedule; inputs and updates schedule throughout the project and reviews with Project Manager/Superintendent. 

    • Assist in coordination of the request for information (RFI) process, ensures RFIs are distributed to affected trades and maintains RFI logs and binders. 

    • Prepares purchase requisitions for approval and assists with procurement of materials and equipment. 

    • Organizes project close-out by preparing warranty package and requirements; collecting warranties and O&M manuals; creating turnover documents and archiving documentation 


    • 2+ years of previous work experience on heavy civil projects OSP plant construction preferred 

    • Exposure to permitting will be highly regarded 

    • Strong computer background including experience with MS Word and Excel and scheduling software. 

    • Strong communication skills, confident interaction with key contacts in verbal, written and electronic form. 

    • Capable of probing and listening carefully, presents information clearly in an appropriate style and persuades others in 

    • straightforward situations. 

    • Willingness to contribute actively in team activities, sharing experiences and ideas. 



    • Knowledge of General construction processes: project set up; subcontract management; NTP packages; change orders; RFIs (request for information); lien holdbacks; closeout. 

    • Ability to communicate clearly, collaborating with multiple subcontractors and project stakeholders 

    • Knowledge of infrastructure and fiber optic plant construction a plus 

Additional Information:

Company Description

Ledcor Technical Services (LTS) designs, builds, and maintains wireline or wireless networks that span North America and beyond. We are a proven leader and innovator in telecommunications network construction, maintenance, and service installation and repair. 

But when you work for Ledcor, your experience will go far beyond the project. Do you want a career that means more? Join our True Blue team now!

Employment Equity

At Ledcor we believe diversity, equity, and inclusion should be part of everything we do. We are proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified individuals, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, Veteran status or any other identifying characteristic are encouraged to apply. 

Our True Blue team consists of individuals from all backgrounds who contribute diverse perspectives and experiences to Ledcor. We are committed to continuing to build on our culture of empowerment, inclusion and belonging.

View our full Inclusion & Diversity statement here.

All applicants must be able to show proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

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Date Posted
Jul 21, 2022

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., Chicago, IL, United States